Road Safety World Series 2020-21, Match 8: SA-L vs SL-L Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Road Safety World Series 2020-21, Match 8: SA-L vs SL-L Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update

Both the sides' skippers Jonty Rhodes and Tillakaratne Dilshan had an excellent last match for their respective sides. They both can be good picks for captaincy.

Jonty Rhodes
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Match Details:

The 8th match of the Road Safety World Series 2020-21 will be played between South Africa Legends and Sri Lanka Legends on 8th March at Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur.

The match is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM local time and IST and it will be streamed live on Colors Cineplex, Rishtey Cineplex, Colours Kannada Cinema, and also on Voot.

Preview:

South Africa Legends will take on Sri Lanka Legends in the 8th match of the Road Safety World Series 2020-21 on Monday. South Africa Legends have already played a match in this tournament last year and won the game by 6 wickets. This time, however, there have been a lot of changes to their side. Loots Bosman, Andrew Puttick, and Justin Kemp are the key players who are participating this time for South Africa Legends.

On the other hand, having lost their first match against India Legends last year, Sri Lanka Legends made a fresh start to this year with an impressive win over West Indies Legends by 5 wickets with 6 balls to spare. Brilliant batting shows from skipper Tillakaratne Dilshan and Upul Tharanga gave their side a first taste of victory in this tournament. With this win, they moved to the 2nd spot in the standings with 8 points in their bag. They will aim to repeat the same performance against South Africa Legends also.


SA-L vs SL-L Weather Report for Match 8:

It’s going to be a pleasant evening in Raipur after what will be a pretty hot afternoon. The temperature will be ranging between 26-32 degrees Celsius and the humidity will be 23 per cent. There is no chance of precipitation for this match.

Pitch Condition/Report:

Witnessing the last two matches played on this venue, the surface has been conducive to the batsmen. Having said that, there is some pace in the wicket as well. Chasing will be much easier in the second half of the match.

Average first innings score:

133 (Last 2 matches played on this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won ­– 2, Lost – 0, Tie – 0


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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added when there is an update)

SA-L vs SL-L Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

South Africa Legends

Morne Van Wyk, Loots Bosman, Andrew Puttick, Jonty Rhodes (c), Alviro Peterson, Justin Kemp, Zander De Bruyn, Johan Van Der Wath, Nicky Boje, Roger Telemachus, Mkhaya Ntini

Bench:

Thandi Tshabalala, Lloyd Norris Jones, Monde Zondeki, Garnett Kruger

Sri Lanka Legends

Thilakaratne Dilshan (c), Sanath Jayasuriya, Upul Tharanga (wk), Chamara Silva, Chintaka Jayasinghe, Russell Arnold, Farveez Maharoof, Nuwan Kulasekera, Dhamika Prasad, Rangana Herath, Ajantha Mendis

Bench:

Chamara Kapugedera, Thilan Thushara Mirandu, Dulanjana Hettithantrige, Malinda Warnapura


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SA-L vs SL-L Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match:

South Africa Legends’ skipper Jonty Rhodes hasn’t played many T20 matches in his career, but he played a good knock in the run-chase against West Indies Legends in this tournament last year, scoring 53* runs from 40 balls.

Justin Kemp is a big hitter of the ball and a useful medium-pacer. In his T20I career, he has played 8 matches for South Africa and has scored 203 runs at an average of 50.75 with the highest score of 89*.

Loots Bosman has opened for South Africa during his international stint. He has played 14 T20Is and scored 323 runs at a strike rate of 147.48, with the highest score of 94.

Tillakaratne Dilshan played a captain’s knock with the bat in the run-chase against West Indies Legends, scoring 47 runs from 37 balls. He also bowled a good spell with the ball, picking up a wicket at an economy of 7 runs per over.

Upul Tharanga remained unbeaten in the winning cause against the West Indies Legends, scoring 53* runs from 35 balls. He is in good touch with the bat and can be a good captaincy pick.

Chamara Silva was looking good in the previous match against the West Indies Legends. He scored 22 runs in that game.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Sanath Jayasuriya

Vice-Captain Options – Jonty Rhodes, Justin Kemp, Morne Van Wy


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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SA-L vs SL-L Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Morne van Wyk, Upul Tharanga (c)

Batters – Jonty Rhodes (vc), Loots Bosman, Chamara Silva, Sanath Jayasuriya

All-Rounders – Justin Kemp, Tillakaratne Dilshan

Bowlers – Roger Telemachus, Ajanta Mendis, Nuwan Kulasekara

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SA-L vs SL-L Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Upul Tharanga

Batters – Jonty Rhodes, Alviro Peterson, Sanath Jayasuriya

All-Rounders – Justin Kemp (vc), Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Farveez Maharoof

Bowlers – Roger Telemachus, Rangana Herath, Dhamika Prasad, Mkhaya Ntini


Expert Advice:

Both the sides’ skippers Jonty Rhodes and Tillakaratne Dilshan had an excellent last match for their respective sides. They both can be good picks for captaincy.

Today’s SA-L vs SL-L Probable Winners:

South Africa Legends are expected to win this match.

Note: Updated Fantasy teams and Playing XIs of every match will be provided in our Telegram channel if the information is available.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.